Will Cole
Will Cole
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hamburg, NY
High School: Hamburg
Position: Hurdles

2011-12: Claimed second-team All-MAC honors at the MAC Outdoor Championships with his second-place finish of 52.29 (season-best) in the 400m hurdles. Finished 36th overall in the 400m hurdles (53.78) at the NCAA East Regional Preliminaries. Placed seventh in the 400m (53.09) at the MAC Indoor Championships after setting a season-best 48.93 in the preliminary round. 

2010-11: Earned Coaches’ Award for outdoor track. Won the MAC title in the 400m hurdles in 51.74, setting a season-best and earning All-MAC First Team honors at the MAC Outdoor Championships. Finished 37th overall in the 400m hurdles (53.43) at the NCAA East Regional Preliminaries. Placed 13th in the 400m (season-best 50.54) at the MAC Indoor Championships.  

2009-10: Finished eighth in the 400m (50.77) at the MAC Indoor Championships. Set top indoor 400m time of 49.04 at Zips Open. UB’s top outdoor 400m hurdler with a top mark of 52.56 at the Seahawk Invitational.  

High School: Earned six letters and served two seasons as captain for coach Robert Beach at Hamburg High School. Won the 400m hurdles state title three times (2007-09) and New York Federation hurdles championship in 2008 and 2009. Set the Section VI record in the 400m hurdles at the 2009 meet, breaking his own mark from the previous season.

Personal: Born July 8, 1991. Son of Wayne and Doreen Cole. Has one brother (Mitchell) and four sisters (Taylor, Madison, Riley, Grace). Favorite foods are cheeseburgers and milkshakes. Favorite movie is Anchorman. Majoring in fine arts.